Category Archives: Politics

Kevin Spacey on Crucial Impact of the Arts

As part of Arts Advocacy Day 2011 in Washington, actor Kevin Spacey gave the Nancy Hanks Lecture on Arts and Public Policy at the Kennedy Center.  Below is an excerpt from his speech, in which he quoted President John F. … Continue reading

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MADE HERE Screening

MADE HERE is a documentary series and interactive website dedicated to exploring the challenging and eclectic lives of New York City performing artists. On Monday, June 21st, from 6:30 to 8:30 PM, there will be a screening of the episode … Continue reading

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The Whiz: Obamaland

Photo by Steven Schreiber Ease on down the road to recession and back from the brink of fantasy in Nicholas Leichter and Monstah Black’s take on “The Wiz/ard of Oz” for the Obama generation. Featuring choreography by Leichter and a … Continue reading

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YelleB Dance Ensemble Presents Pericardium

This weekend at Joyce SoHo, YelleB Dance Ensemble presents the premiere of Pericardium, a multicultural, multidisciplinary work that reveals human stories of physical and emotional walls. Since 2006, NYC-based choreographer Ella Ben-Aharon has engaged in an artistic collaboration with Israeli … Continue reading

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National Arts Advocacy Day: What You Can Do

Americans for the Arts has declared today the 23rd Annual National Arts Advocacy Day.  More than 500 arts, education, entertainment, and policy leaders have gathered at The National Arts Action Summit in Washington to develop strong public policies and support … Continue reading

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